Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

IHS Announces Interagency Agreement Authorizing Use of CMOP

On January 6, the Indian Health Service (IHS) issued a Dear Tribal Leader Letter to announce that IHS recently signed an Interagency Agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) authorizing the IHS to use the Veterans Health Administration’s Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP).  With this development, Tribes and Tribal organizations with Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) agreements will now be able to access the CMOP through the National Supply Service Center (NSSC).

You can review the full announcement here and the Interagency Agreement here.